Benefiting from over 30 years’ practical skills training experience, Fitzwilliam Institute’s Online Diploma in PHP&MySQL course features:
Introduction to Computers and the Internet
Editing XHTML; First XHTML Example; W3C XHTML Validation Service; Headings; Linking; Images; Special Characters and Horizontal Rules; Lists; Tables; Forms; Internal Linking; meta Elements; non-displaying comment;
Common HTML tags & styles; Horizontal lines; Anchors; Links & URLs; Ordered lists and plain lists; Re-formatting text; Tables & Embedded tables; Background images; Working with Images; Graphic file formats; Defines the document type;
Building a document header; Placing a banner and a contact button; Laying out a main menu; Creating a layout template: main body; Creating a layout template: sidebar area; Creating a layout template; Building a main home page: main body content; Building a main home page: sidebar content; Creating a page with a menu; graphics; and formatted links; Creating a page containing an ordered list;
Define a Table; Declares a Table Body Segment; Define A Table Data Cell; Define a Multiline Text Input Area Within a Form; Define a Table Footer Segment; Define a Table Header Cell; Define a Table Head Segment; Define The HTML Document Title; Define a Table Row; Render Text In A Non-Proportionally Spaced Font As In a Teletype;
Cascading Style Sheets™ (CSS)
Inline Styles; Embedded Style Sheets; Conflicting Styles; Linking External Style Sheets; Positioning; Elements; Backgrounds; Element Dimensions; Box Model and Text Flow; Media Types; Building a CSS Drop-Down Menu; User Style Sheets; CSS 3;
Simple Program: Displaying a Line of Text in a Web Page; Modifying Our First Program; Obtaining User Input with prompt Dialogs; Dynamic Web Page; Adding Integers; Memory Concepts; Arithmetic; Decision Making: Equality and Relational Operators;
Algorithms; Pseudocode; Control Structures; if Selection Statement; if…else Selection Statement; while Repetition Statement; Formulating Algorithms: Counter-Controlled Repetition; Formulating Algorithms: Sentinel-Controlled Repetition; Formulating Algorithms: Nested Control Statements; Assignment Operators; Increment and Decrement Operators; Essentials of Counter-Controlled Repetition; for Repetition Statement; Examples Using the for Statement; switch Multiple-Selection Statement; do…while Repetition Statement; break and continue Statements; Labelled break and continue Statements; Logical Operators; Summary of Structured Programming;
Arrays; Declaring and Allocating Arrays; Examples Using Arrays; Random Image Generator Using Arrays; References and Reference Parameters; Passing Arrays to Functions; Sorting Arrays; Searching Arrays: Linear Search and Binary Search; Multidimensional Arrays; Building an Online Quiz;
Introduction to Object Technology; Math Object; String Object; Fundamentals of Characters and Strings; Methods of the String Object; Character-Processing Methods; Searching Methods; Splitting Strings and Obtaining Substrings; XHTML Markup Methods; Date Object; Boolean and Number Objects; document Object; window Object; Using Cookies; Using JSON to Represent Objects;
Document Object Model (DOM): Objects and Collections
Introduction; Modelling a Document: DOM Nodes and Trees; Traversing and Modifying a DOM Tree; DOM Collections; Dynamic Styles; Summary of the DOM Objects and Collections;
Registering Event Handlers; Event onload; Event onmousemove; the event Object and this Rollovers with onmouseover and onmouseout; Form Processing with onfocus and onblur; More Form Processing with onsubmit and onreset; Event Bubbling; More Events;
PHP language; programming on the Web Server; installing; configuring and running Apache; checking security settings; safe mode;PHP Basics: Syntax; anatomy of a PHP script; data types; variables; constants; operators; control structures; errors and error management; Embedding PHP in Web Pages
Strings and Patterns
String basics; using strings as arrays; comparing; searching and replacing strings; formatting strings; quantifiers; matching and extracting strings; parsing Fixed-Width field data records; storing binary data in strings;
Conditions and Functions
Basic syntax; returning values; variable scope; passing arguments; variable-length; argument lists; passing arguments by reference; Functions Calling a Function; Defining a Function; Variable Scope; Function Parameters; Return Values; Variable Functions; Anonymous Functions;
Loops and Arrays
Counting with the for Loop; using a while Loop; array basics; array operations; array iteration; sorting arrays; arrays as stacks; queues and sets; using arrays in forms;
Object Oriented Programming in PHP
OOP Fundamentals; class methods and properties; constants; static methods and properties; interfaces & abstract classes; controlling object serialization; instantiating an object dynamically;
Useful software; how to access manipulate and change files on the server; Free hosting providers;
Working with Files
Creating or opening a local file; opening a remote file; reading from standard input; reading a file into a string; reading a file into an array; examining file access modifiers; examining file access modifiers; reading and creating configuration files; reading and writing compressed files; working with formatted text;
PHP Session Handling Features
Using PHP’s session handling features; PHP Cookie handling;
Handling Date & Time in PHP
Inserting Code in Your Script; Including files; Storing include files; Setting up include directories; Creating Reusable Code (Functions); Defining functions; Using variables in functions; Passing values to a function; Returning a value from a function; Using built-in functions;
Basic Select; Limit; union and aggregate functions; Subqueries and joins; Date; Time and other functions;
Relational databases and SQL; SQL data types; creating databases and tables; creating indices and relationships; dropping objects; adding and manipulating data; SQL joins; transactions; working with a database via phpMyAdmin;
PHP My Admin
Administrate Database; SQL joins; transactions; working with a database via phpMyAdmin;
Accessing Databases with PHP
Retrieving data in an HTML table; getting field names; viewing and selecting records; editing the record; generating variables;
MYSQL Statements and clauses
Insert Statements; Replace Statements; Update Statements; Select Statements; Delete Statements; Alter Database; Alter Table; Alter View; Drop Statements;
On successful completion of this course you will receive a Diploma level qualification that is certified and awarded by the ICM (Institute of Commercial Management)
The Institute of Commercial Management was founded in 1979 and is one of the leading Professional Examination and Certification Bodies in the world today. Fitzwilliam Institute have developed and provided practical skills training courses in liaison with the Institute of Commercial Management qualifications and certifications framework for over 25 years. The Institute of Commercial Management certifications and continual professional development training awards are recognised by leading industries, bodies and professions.
Duration: You will have full access to online resources and subject expert support for one calendar year. However, you can complete the course in as little as 4 - 6 months, by dedicating 6-8 hours of study per week.
Course Fees: 795.00 GPB
To secure your place on the course the full fee is required. All fees must be paid in full before the course begins. Please note, the full course fees are inclusive of all course materials and certification costs.
Enrolment intake is strictly limited on this course. Early application is advised. Places are allocated on a first come first served basis.
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